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FAZ mourns fan who died in car crash after watching Namibia game

2436 ViewsThe Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) is saddened by the death of a soccer fan identified as Masilokwa Libakeni in a tragic road traffic accident that happened at Ruundu, 500 kilometres from the Namibia/Zambia border. Libakeni and four other people were on their way back to Lusaka after cheering the Chipolopolo boys on Saturday […]

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Sven and his men visit Gabon crash site

2618 ViewsNational team head coach Sven Vandenbroek this morning led national team players to the Gabon crash site in Libreville. In 1993, Zambia lost the entire National team in a plane crash that took place off the coast of Gabon. The team left Gabon today at 12:20 local time and is expected to arrive in […]

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Chipolopolo face Gabon in international friendly

1423 ViewsChipolopolo coach Sven Vandenbroek has talked up the importance of today’s international friendly match against Gabon in preparation for the October 10 Afcon qualifier against Guinea Bissau. And Vandenbroek is confident that winless Zambia will qualify to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations despite the 1-1 draw with Namibia on Saturday. Zambia plays the […]

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Draw a fair result – Sven

1201 ViewsChipolopolo coach Sven Vandenbroek says the 1-1 draw against Namibia was a fair result given that Zambia had to rally from a goal down. And Namibia coach Ricardo Manetti said the result had made it difficult for both teams’ chances of qualifying to the Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Addressing a post-match press […]

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Shonga rescues Chipolopolo

1758 ViewsJustin Shonga came off the bench to salvage a point for the Zambia national team as they held Namibia to a 1-all draw in the second Group K match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Saturday afternoon. The Orlando Pirates striker’s long-range freekick […]

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Chipolopolo seek to revive Afcon campaign

1382 ViewsThe Chipolopolo boys will aim to put their Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign back on track with a potentially explosive match against Namibia in Windhoek this afternoon. There is a positive vibe around the team with new coach Sven Vandenbroek having picked a universally acceptable squad that is a blend of youth […]

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FAZ drops Enala Phiri as Women’s National Team coach

948 ViewsThe Football Association of Zambia(FAZ) has with immediate effect parted company with Zambia Women’s National team coach Enala Phiri “by mutual agreement.” The decision to let go of Phiri was made during the FAZ Executive Committee meeting held on September 1, 2018. “FAZ and Mrs Phiri reached a mutual agreement to part ways. The […]

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Kamanga explains Sikazwe’s appointment

1031 ViewsFAZ President Andrew Kamanga has shed light on the association’s appointment of FIFA referee Janny Sikazwe as Technical Director. And Zambia Football Coaches Association (ZAFCA) chairperson Daniel Kabwe says the Technical Directorate is a very important office in the development of the game. Meanwhile Sports Minister Moses Mawere has urged the media to focus […]

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Referee Sikazwe appointed Technical Director

1406 ViewsZAMBIAN international football referee Janny Sikazwe,39, has been appointed Football Association of Zambia technical director. BELOW IS THE STATEMENT ON THE SAME Football Association of Zambia Football House, Lusaka 1st September, 2018 Kashala appointed FAZ General Secretary In line with article 38 (3) of the Football Association of Zambia(FAZ), the FAZ president has proposed […]

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Nkana awarded 3 points for abandoned week 24 match against Zesco

1033 ViewsThe Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has awarded Nkana Football Club three points and a 3-0 score line over the abandoned Week 24 fixture against Zesco United. The FAZ Disciplinary Committee has also ruled that Zesco United will play their next two fixtures behind closed doors for their role in the abandoned Week 24 […]

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